Forsythe and Red Hat have provided clients with quality service and expertise since the partnership began in 2005.


Using a holistic approach, Forsythe and Red Hat provide joint solutions to help clients with their data centers using essential services and solutions:

Linux OS & Virtualization
(Red Hat Enterprise Linux & Enterprise Virtualization)

Forsythe is well-versed in the foundational elements of the Red Hat infrastructure stack. Forsythe will assess, design, build, migrate and operate Linux environments build on RHEL and RHEV.

Systems Management

Red Hat Satellite is a best-in-class, heterogeneous, complete lifecycle management platform. Rapid and scaling enterprise infrastructure requires high quality management tools and processes. Forsythe will assess, design, build, migrate and operate your Red Hat Satellite environment.

Cloud Infrastructure
(Red Hat OpenStack, Cloud Forms & Ceph Storage)

Every IT shop today is striving to develop, deploy, and support applications faster. Forsythe will assess, design, build, migrate and operate your Red Hat-based cloud infrastructure. Red Hat truly makes a scalable IaaS and PaaS environment possible.


Forsythe’s Technology Evaluation Center (TEC)

What is the TEC?

Forsythe Technology Evaluation Center (TEC) is a leading center for technology integration and design, located in Forsythe Data Centers® in Elk Grove Village, Ill. This facility features an environment demonstrating more than 250 different technologies from major manufacturers. The TEC provides a secure environment, equivalent to an enterprise data center, for no-impact, customized proof of concept (POC) testing, demonstrations, ROI analyses, product evaluations and training sessions.

Red Hat in the TEC

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor (RHEV-H)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Management (RHEV-M)
  • Red Hat Satellite Server
  • OpenStack Kilo
  • OpenShift
  • Ansible

Leadership & Management

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  • Premier Business Partner


  • Over 40 Red Hat Sales Specialized Certifications

  • Over 28 Red Hat Sales Engineer Specialized Certifications

  • Over 15 Red Hat Delivery Specialized Certifications


Kim Platt
Red Hat Alliance Manager

Bob Hrbek
Red Hat National Solution Specialist